Size and fit

The Nike Joyride CC is available in men’s sizing. It is a unisex sneaker, so to get the accurate fit in women’s sizing, ladies just need to order 1.5 less than their usual from the men’s sizing. Its low-top profile permits sufficient ankle mobility.

The shoe is built with a lacing system for a secure lockdown. The stretchy upper is made of textile, mesh, and synthetic materials, offering natural flexibility and breathability. It has a lightweight midsole that provides cushioning and comfort. It also has a padded collar for added support

Nike Joyride CC Style

A running-inspired shoe, the low-top Nike Joyride CC displays a playful attitude. It has a stretchy upper with bold color-blocking that gives an edgy style. The outsole is translucent with visible beads, showing and adding uniqueness to the shoe’s overall design. 

Customers can choose from several beautiful colorways. Some of the color variations are black/ vast grey/ deep royal blue/ laser crimson, platinum tint/ vast grey/ grey fog/ black, midnight navy/ dark sulfur/ white/ dark obsidian, white/ atomic violet/ pale vanilla/ bright crimson, sequoia/ cargo khaki/ dark sulfur/ black, vast grey/ atmosphere grey/ thunder grey/ blue hero, ghost/ black/ bright violet/ bright crimson, and black/ midnight navy/Midnight Turquoise/Starfish.

This lifestyle sneaker with a sporty vibe can nicely match and complete several casual ensembles. Denim jeans, shorts, track pants, and joggers are some of the outfits that men and women can wear with the low-top Nike Joyride CC.

Notable Features

Experience joy in every step with the low-top Nike Joyride CC. It is designed to deliver innovative comfort. With the Nike Joyride technology, this shoe is engineered to aid the legs by providing personalized underfoot comfort.

The separate bods on the sole have TPE beads that provide comfort to the foot. It offers excellent shock absorption and energy return. 

The innovative beads provide soft cushioning. The beads give a unique sensation as if you are stepping on bubbles.

Nike Joyride CC History

Nike is an American sportswear company that is headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon. Formerly named as Blue Ribbon Sports, the company was founded by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight. Bill was a coach, and Phil was a student at the University of Oregon. Their first retail outlet opened in 1966. Eventually, they launched the Nike brand in 1972.  

In 1978, the company was renamed Nike Inc. Nike had distributors and retail outlets in more than 170 countries by the early 21st century. The Swoosh logo was eventually recognized globally. For decades, the brand has released several shoes that have been part of every men’s and women’s shoe closet. Among its exciting shoes is the low-top Nike Joyride CC. 

                 The Nike Joyride CC lifestyle shoe

The Nike Joyride CC was released on September 1 of 2019. It is a unisex sneaker that offers innovative comfort and style. With a bold color-blocking, it has a deconstructed upper that displays modern beauty and simplicity. It has a deconstructed heel and a midfoot saddle for support and an adaptive fit. 

From the name itself, this model is built with the Joyride technology from Nike. Its lightweight midsole has thousands of TPE beads that are placed within separate pods for the personalized underfoot experience. It delivers innovative comfort as the pods create a dynamic footbed. 

                 The Nike Joyride Journey

What inspired the creation of Joyride technology? Unveiled on July 25 of 2019, the Joyride began with a common request from runners. The company and the people behind the technology looked for ways to make running feel easy. It required innovative and creative solutions to solve the problem. 

Will Moroski and his team spent years figuring this out. Fortunately, all their hard work paid off. The inspiration turned to reality. The Nike Joyride technology was born.

The Joyride technology is a propriety cushioning system that is made of TPE beads. The beads are made of rubber and plastic materials. Actually, there were 150 materials tested before landing the right ones. 

The engineered pods helped the beads migration around the foot. The TPE beads are dispersed within the pods to match the zonal tuning for multi-dimensional displacement.

Nice to know

  • The Nike Joyride CC has pull tabs on the tongue and heel for ease of entry. 
  • Other shoes built with Joyride technology are Nike Joyride Run Flyknit, Nike Joyride Dual Run, Nike ISPA Joyride Envelope, Nike Joyride CC3 Setter, and Nike x MMW Joyride CC3.
  • The Nike Joyride CC is also known as Nike Joyride NSW.

Facts / Specs

Style: Sporty, Chunky
Top: Low
Inspired from: Running
Collection: Nike Cushlon, Nike Joyride
Closure: Laces
Material: Mesh, Rubber Sole, EVA / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.